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Upcoming Workshop for Mental Health Professionals About Neuroscience and Psychotherapy

Presentation Date: 05/22/19
Location: Brooklyn, NY

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On Wednesday, May 22 I will be presenting a full-day workshop hosted by the Ohel Institute for Training. The workshop is is entitled “Findings from Neuroscience: Implications for Psychotherapy” and… READ MORE>>

REMINDER: THIS SUNDAY (May 5): 2nd Meeting of the 2GNYC “Growing Up in the Shadow of the Holocaust” Discussion Group for Children of Holocaust Survivors

Presentation Date: 05/05/19
Location: Bronfman Center for Jewish Student Life at New York University, located at 7 East 10th Street, New York, NY 10003

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I am facilitating a series of meetings of a new Discussion Group for Children of Holocaust Survivors in Manhattan. Now that I have become a resident of Manhattan, I am… READ MORE>>

REMINDER – THIS Wed. (May 1): I will be speaking on Yom Ha-Shoah at Congregation Brothers-Israel in Long Branch, NJ

I am honored to have been invited by Rabbi Nasanayl Braun to speak at the Brothers-Israel synagogue on Yom Ha-Shoah this year. The date is Wednesday evening May 1st. The program will start around 8:00 pm and will be about one hour long.  The synagogue is located at 250 Park Avenue in Long Branch, NJ 07740. More information may be… READ MORE>>

I will be presenting at the SPRiNG Alliance Symposium, taking place April 28-30th in Buffalo, NY

Presentation Date: 04/29/19
Location: Buffalo, NY

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It is a special privilege for me to be presenting at the 7th annual gathering of the SPRiNG Alliance (Shelter Partners: Regional. National. Global.), which is the professional network of… READ MORE>>

I will be speaking on Yom Ha-Shoah at Congregation Brothers-Israel in Long Branch, NJ

Presentation Date: 05/01/19
Location: Congregation Brothers-Israel, 250 Park Ave., Long Branch, NJ 07740

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I am honored to have been invited by Rabbi Nasanayl Braun to speak at the Brothers-Israel synagogue on Yom Ha-Shoah this year. The date is Wednesday evening May 1st. The… READ MORE>>

REMINDER: TODAY: First Meeting of the 2GNYC “Growing Up in the Shadow of the Holocaust”: Discussion Group for Children of Holocaust Survivors

Presentation Date: 04/07/19
Location: Bronfman Center for Jewish Student Life at New York University, located at 7 East 10th Street, New York, NY 10003

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This coming Sunday will be the first meeting of a new Discussion Group for Children of Holocaust Survivors in Manhattan. Now that I have become a resident of Manhattan, I… READ MORE>>

A 1939 German Freight Car is on Display at the Museum for Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust

This past Sunday, a German cargo train car, like those used to transport men, women and children to Auschwitz and other Nazi concentration camps, arrived at the Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust. The arrival of the freight wagon comes a short time before the opening of the exhibition “Auschwitz. Not Long Ago. Not Far… READ MORE>>

First Meeting of the 2GNYC “Growing Up in the Shadow of the Holocaust”: Discussion Group for Children of Holocaust Survivors

Presentation Date: 04/07/19
Location: Bronfman Center for Jewish Student Life at New York University, located at 7 East 10th Street, New York, NY 10003

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This coming Sunday will be the first meeting of a new Discussion Group for Children of Holocaust Survivors in Manhattan. Now that I have become a resident of Manhattan, I… READ MORE>>

A Report Following My Presentations at an Intensive Seminar On Intergenerational Transmission at Haifa University Holocaust Studies Program

From March 1-3, 2019, I had the honor of leading an intensive seminar, together with Dr. Hadas Wiseman, at the Haifa University Holocaust Studies Program, a master’s program headed by the historians Dr. Arieh Kochavi and Dr. Yael Granot-Bein. The seminar was focused on the debate about inter-generational transmission in Holocaust families. To read more about it, please click on… READ MORE>>

I Am Starting to Facilitate A New Second Generation Group in Manhattan

Children of Holocaust Survivors have grown up in families that were different from other families. Our parents were very different from one another, they came from different countries, backgrounds, and families, but they all survived inconceivable catastrophic experiences and shared certain characteristics as a result of such traumatic histories. What our parents experienced before we were born impacted the way… READ MORE>>

Teaching an Intensive Seminar at Haifa University Holocaust Studies Program

I am honored to have been invited to teach at the Haifa University Holocaust Studies Program in Israel, an interdisciplinary MA program. I am looking forward to spending three intense and fascinating days between March 3-5 with an international group of students and esteemed colleagues who will discuss their empirical findings and their views on the effects of intergenerational transmission… READ MORE>>

Impressions from Today’s Meeting of the Trauma Working Group of the NGO on Mental Health in Consultative Relationship with the United Nations

Today’s program “The Fight for the Suffering Other” was the annual meeting of the Trauma Working Group of the NGO on Mental Health, and I had the great honor of moderating the discussion following the outstanding presentations by Dr. Spyros Orfanos from NYU and Dr. Cindy Veldhuis from Columbia University. The presenters addressed some of the most pressing and depressing… READ MORE>>

REMINDER: Thurs. Feb. 14/2019: Meeting of the Trauma Working Group of the NGO on Mental Health in Consultative Relationship with the United Nations

Presentation Date: 02/14/19
Location: United Nations, NYC

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As co-chair of the Trauma working group in the NGO on Mental Health in Consultative Relationship to the United Nations, I have planned the annual Trauma group program scheduled for… READ MORE>>

My recent article “Holocaust Survivors as Participant Educators: Giving Space to Lived Experience of Social Trauma in Collective Memory” in now available online

The article, written in collaboration with my colleague Elizabeth Edelstein, Vice President for Education at the Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust, can be now accessed online by clicking on the image below: True to its mission, to be a living memorial to the Holocaust, the Museum hosts a very unique program which is lovingly… READ MORE>>

Thurs. Feb. 14/2019: Meeting of the Trauma Working Group of the NGO on Mental Health in Consultative Relationship with the United Nations

Presentation Date: 02/14/19
Location: United Nations, NYC

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As co-chair of the Trauma working group in the NGO on Mental Health in Consultative Relationship to the United Nations, I have planned the annual Trauma group program scheduled for… READ MORE>>